A cookie is a small file that is downloaded onto your device when you visit a website, which means the website can recognise your device if you return to it.
Cookies are used to:
- recognise where you have already given your username and password, so you don't need to do it for every visit
- recognise your device so you don't have to give the same information several times during the same online task
- measure how you use the site so it can be updated and improved based on your needs
- provide data to help understand how a website and its services are used
Cookies cannot be used to identify you as an individual
How cookies are used on this site
Measuring how our site is used – Google Analytics
We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use this site. We do this to make sure the site is meeting the needs of our users and to help us improve it.
Every time you visit our site, Google Analytics software creates 'anonymous analytics' cookies. These cookies are used to tell us:
- how many people are using our site and how long they are using it for
- the different ways people have used to get to our site
Google analytics cookies from this website
|_utma||Used to determine the number of unique visitors to the site||2 years|
|_utmb||This works with _utmc to calculate the average length of time you spend on our site||30 minutes|
|_utmc||This works with _utmb to calculate when you close your browser||When you close your browser|
|_utmv||This provides information about how you reached our site (eg from another website or a search engine)||2 years|
|_utmz||Used to store variable data by visitor||6 months|
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You may re-use our site content for free if you're using it for:
- non-commercial research
- personal study
- internal distribution in your organisation
If you want to re-use our content for another reason, you should make a request to the contact shown on the webpage displaying the content you want to re-use.
If no contact is shown, email your request to the Melton Carnegie Museum at firstname.lastname@example.org.
When re-using the content, you must acknowledge it as Leicestershire County Council copyright and include its title and source - i.e. where you've obtained the content from.
Where we've made it clear that we've used content from a third-party, you'll need to contact them directly to get their permission to re-use their content.